Entries by dave_admin

Summer 2021: MCS Memories

  Summer 2021: MCS Memories Lisa: It’ been a fabby summer — from river floats with fam & friends, to visiting Steve’s parents in the Black Hills. But our trip to Napa Valley wine country takes the cake — definitely a bucket list item — with the highlight being an old-fashioned train tour making several […]

Alive After 5: Our Wednesday Pick-Me-Up

  Alive After 5: Our Wednesday Pick-Me-Up Summer + A Good Cause + Adult-Bevs = AA5. It’s true. And these are a few of our favorite things. MCS is lucky to have a birds-eye view of Alive After Five from our office perched above the corner of Park Avenue & B Street. The live bands […]

Summer Vibes ’21

Summer Vibes ’21 We threw together a sweet summer playlist with some of our favorite summertime jams and the memories behind them in honor of Summer Solstice. Kick back, enjoy the sunshine and tune into our Spotify playlist that’s sure to take you to summer, no matter the time of year. Listen to the playlist […]

Remembering their service

Remembering their service When my parent’s high-school friends and my uncles were doing duty in the Vietnam War, I was just a toddler. Some of my earliest memories are when they were home on leave and came to hang out, catch up and enjoy the family. I can remember when my brother Conn was born […]

For Earth Day: Ads that make you think green

For Earth Day: Ads that make you think green When it comes to reducing our agency’s carbon footprint, OG Capegirl, Lisa, can be a bit obsessive about our office recycling program. It’s not uncommon to find her fishing plastic drink containers out of the trash. And if you ask her about advertising with an eco […]

Juliette Gordon Low: One Smart Cookie

Juliette Gordon Low: One Smart Cookie This month, we’re inspired by Juliette Gordon Low, the first ever Girl Scout and founder of the Girl Scouts program. For over 100 years, the Girl Scouts program has remained the largest global female centered movement AND provided us with delicious, melt-in-your-mouth cookies. Low founded the Girl Scouts of […]

MCS Mixtape Vol 2: Pandi Playlist ‘21

  MCS Mixtape Vol 2: Pandi Playlist ‘21 Time to get your music off of lockdown. If you’re tired of the same ol’ pandemic playlist you’ve been listening to for a year now, our staff has compiled the perfect playlist for you to keep pushing through these strange, yet eventful times. Dave: Get Up Stand […]

Look to the pivot

  Look for the Pivot 2020 was the cruelest imposter. Arriving as the harbinger of a golden new decade, but then revealing multiple horrors; leaving us with a hollowed-out economy, hollowed-out civic unity, mounting bills, and broken supply chains for the most basic needs. I think we can all agree it was an epic disaster. […]

Love where you live: Buy local

Love where you live: Buy local A memory from my newspaper advertising days: the coolest, hippest, chicest and determined Cape Girl opened a new store, she called it “an eclectic array of art, jewelry and good-goods for your soul and home”, and the logo included lemons. It was as close as we could get to […]

Getting a grip

Getting a grip Remember that timeless phrase directed at business owners to, “Work ON your business, not IN your business”. Well, we’re terrible at it. In normal circumstances we immerse so deeply into guiding our clients, that under the pandemic glare, our self-promotion efforts were starting to look a bit pale. Thus, when everyone pumped […]